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Trattoria Ruggero

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Via Senese 89r, Florence, Italy
+39 055 220542
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:30
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Thu - Mon 12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:30
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170 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Whenever my husband sees pork chops on the menu, he orders them. And often he is disappointed when they are tough or dry or both. So when we read reviews that Trattoria Ruggero had an excellent chop, we decided to go even though our apartment was on the opposite side of town. It was worth it! He declared it was... More 

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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First of all, you must book as it's a small and very popular restaurant, although a bit out of the way on the Siena road outside the Porta Romana. very happy discovery. We had a HUGE meal (portion sizes are generous, in future we'd share a starter) of green chicory and anchovy salad (me) and asparagus tagliatell (partner) The latter... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We stayed just up the road and went here on our last night. Wish we had went on our first night as the meal was superb. The best pork chops we've ever had! Our waiter was fantastic and spoke brilliant English. Highly recommend this restaurant for anyone in the area.

Thank sc0ttd0g
Vienna, Austria
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71 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We celebrated a birthday here. We had prociutto and the florence beefsteak with mixed salad... It was the best birthday dinner my husband has ever eaten he said. Just perfect bit you need to made a reservation.

1 Thank rockabella79
Florence, Italy
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102 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

As they told us, they are "Antico" style. Typical food, local one, simple one, good one. Good spot to have a simple and tasty break and enjoy the moment with some friends or family. A 4 and not a 5 because prices are a bit expensive and desserts are not at the level of the rest.

1 Thank Sylvain B
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Was recommended to us by a local, we were positively surprised. Excellent, proper Italian food at great price (wine too). No tourists there - staff spoke no English - a rare thing in overcrowded Florence.

Thank Javier Z
Beirut, Lebanon
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We were not very enjoy the dishes served that day, the soup were hot enough and the presentation was not pleasant and salad was tasteless and spaghetti was more than ordinary, thank god the steak was super

Thank AmaniKazah
La Jolla, California
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64 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

This was our favorite new find on our last trip to Florence. Both of the pastas we ordered- a pasta with white truffles and one with spicy noodles were fantastic and tasted like home cooking (in the best sense) The restaurant was a little out of the way and the service was a bit gruff, but we loved the food... More 

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Holland, Michigan
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44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

We came in for a late dinner on our last night in Florence. We were sat immediately but the place filled up very quickly. Our server (Ian I think his name was) was incredible. For dinner I ordered the pork chop and my wife ordered the roast beef. Both meals were delicious. I particularly enjoyed the seasoning on the pork... More 

Thank Jason H
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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Had the pasta as appetiser and just had to order again because it was so gooooddd... Soup, Veal and Apple Pie are so very well cook. Basically everything we ordered was fantastic. Love..love...love!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Senese 89r, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
  • Phone Number: +39 055 220542

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?